Seeing that your parents are drawing further apart and are going through many heartache puts teens through a lot of emotion. As the parents divorce, teens may e... ... middle of paper ... ...ying because of how hurt they is are tough. Be supportive and help them through divorce. Works Cited Barkham, Patrick. "Why Divorce Can Be So Difficult For Teenage Children."
These forms of abuse are but a fraction of the tactics used by batterers to dominate the partner. The physical form of domestic violence includes pushing, shoving, slapping, hitting with a fist, kicking, choking, grabbing, pinching, pulling hair, or threatening with weapons. Another fo... ... middle of paper ... ... had to forgo financial security during divorce proceedings to avoid further abuse. Therefore, the battered are more likely to be impoverished, as they grow older. Domestic violence is a serious dilemma in today’s society.
Artz (2011) states one dilemma facing victims who file domestic violence cases with the police and courts is the threat of further violence, which can be much worse than the original incident. This can be true for the mere application of a protective order as well. At times when a victim applies for the protective order, a ‘boomerang effect’ develops; that is the offender escalates his or her threats and violence towards the victim in order to make the victim drop the order and further charges (Artz, 2011, p. 6). In the most severe of cases, victims and their families find themselves threatened with death if they do not drop charges. Some studies showed a positive correlation between the violent threats towards victims and their decision not to pursue charges or any other mediation (Artz, 2011).
Physical abuse is the most common abuse that is seen. Many people that have experienced physical abuse become severely depressed and feel that suicide is the only out. Physical abuse can change the way they see things and can also trigger them into thinking something unhappy when most people would see the moments as happy moments. Paul stated that “the situation was further heightened by new memories and flashbacks of his own abuse, triggered by the pregnancy”(Walker). Physical abuse may lessen the chance of ever trusting a partner with their children alone.
The rape of Marianne Mulvaney catalyzed the disembowelment of the Mulvaney family due to their inability to move on from their grief; each family member coped in unique manners. The book encloses the philosophy of “The Butterfly Effect.” This theory elaborates on the idea that one small event can lead to much greater consequences. Rory Remer illustrates this in his article when he claims “The butterfly effect...states that small differences in initial conditions may have severe consequences for patterns in the long run…” The cause being Marianne’s rape makes each character go through emotional turmoil.
Rape causes depression, loss of self-esteem, self-incrimination, and suicide. Therefore the consequences of rape should be life in prison or put in a mental institution. Rape should be banned nationally because you don’t know who could be raped next. Victims fear personal and family safety after a tragic incident like being raped. Narration The trauma of rape can lead to depression and can put victims in a horrible mental state of mind.
Domestic violence is horrifying, confusing, and disorienting to say the least. With limited support from friends and family and a society that seemingly supports abuse, or rather, punishes victims for leaving their abusers. We, as a whole, ask that famous question, “Why does she stay?” She stays because there isn’t a way out. Work Cited: 1. Mason, Miles.
When people stop to think what really is domestic abuse they often focus on the overall concept of the situation. Domestic abuse occurs whenever once person in a relationship tries to dominate the other by trying to control the other individual. Abusers gain control by taking advantage of the other persons fear, guilt, shame and intimidation to wear you out and make you lose self confidence and forget your worth. Many people are denial when going through these types of abuse. Domestic abuse can get worse if nothing is done to prevent it.
Why is it that marriages with children seem to constantly fail? Are children really that bad that they split couples up, or is it something else? Everyone seems to be getting more and more agitated over this subject as the divorce rate slowly creeps up and up, month by month. Will there even be a future where marriages will be strong enough to make it? Psychologists and sociologists have hummed and hawed over which factors seem to be setting people on edge within their marriages the most.
In general all marriages go through bleak times making one partner often think about solace through divorce. Instead of working through the problems in a healthy manner, divorce through the no fault laws are quickly utilized to provide escape. The breakdown of a family can have many repercussions on the individual members with the least involvement. The children involved in a divorce are often times the most impacted victims of a divorce. Children with divorced parents are often left feeling neglected by the parent that has chosen to move out, unloved, and often times burdened with feelings of guilt.